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Audio Recording "Man-on-the-Street," New York, New York, December 8, 1941

"Man-on-the-Street," New York, New York, December 8, 1941; AFC 1941/004: AFS 6363, side a

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"Man-on-the-Street," New York, New York, December 8, 1941; AFC 1941/004: AFS 6363, side b

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About this Item

Title

  • "Man-on-the-Street," New York, New York, December 8, 1941

Names

  • Todd, Charles L., 1911-2004
  • Sonkin, Robert, 1910-1980
  • Smith, Fred
  • Shidlinger, Sol
  • Smith, Henry

Created / Published

  • New York, New York, December 8, 1941

Headings

  • -  Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • -  Chinese americans
  • -  Greek Americans
  • -  Polish Americans
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Public opinion
  • -  United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--World War, 1939-1945
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
  • -  Veterans--World War, 1914-1918
  • -  World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Philippines
  • -  Interviews
  • -  Sound recording
  • -  United States -- New York -- New York

Genre

  • Interviews
  • Sound recording

Notes

  • -  Part of a series of interviews made by Charles Todd and Robert Sonkin, New York, New York, December 8, 1941.
  • -  Contents: AFS 06363A, Interview with an unidentified Bronx electrician; Interview with an unidentified Chinese student; Interview with unidentified Puerto Rican student; Interview with unidentified housewife born in Greece; Test strip; False start; Test strip; False start; AFS 06363B, Interview with Fred Smith; Interview with Henry Smith; Interview with Saul Sheidlinger; Interview with unidentified electrician living in New York; Interview with unidentified taxicab chauffer; Test strip
  • -  The names of several interviewees are unknown.

Medium

  • 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm; 12 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MBRS shelflist: LWO 4872 r407A
  • Call number: AFC 1941/004: AFS 6363

Source Collection

  • "Man-on-the-Street" interviews collection (AFC 1941/004)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • audio
  • online text
  • pdf

Rights & Access

The Library of Congress is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection or any other restrictions in the material in this collection, except as noted below. All other materials are free to use and reuse.

The following materials are included with permission. Please contact the American Folklife Center for additional information where contact information is not provided:

"Dear Mr. President" and "The Martins and the Coys" performed by Pete Seeger.

"White Bird Flying," performed by Enos Francisco, Sr. Permission granted by Enos Francisco, Jr. Special thanks to Daniel Lopez for translating the "White Bird Flying" lyrics.

Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact the Folklife Reading Room for assistance.

Credit line

Please cite the source collection title, collection number, and repository:

"Man-on-the-Street" interviews collection (AFC 1941/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

"Dear Mr. President" collection (AFC 1942/003), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Radio Research Project Manuscript collection (AFC 1941/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Todd, Charles L, Robert Sonkin, Fred Smith, Sol Shidlinger, and Henry Smith. "Man-on-the-Street," New York, New York, December 8. New York, New York, December 8, 1941. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1941004_sr07/.

APA citation style:

Todd, C. L., Sonkin, R., Smith, F., Shidlinger, S. & Smith, H. (1941) "Man-on-the-Street," New York, New York, December 8. New York, New York, December 8. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1941004_sr07/.

MLA citation style:

Todd, Charles L, et al. "Man-on-the-Street," New York, New York, December 8. New York, New York, December 8, 1941. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1941004_sr07/>.